Android Central Podcast Episode 34

Top o' the news - New logo, naming contest, and Phil goes back to Windows Phone

  • Get the Android Central wallpaper; name our Android contest!
  • Windows Phone 7 launches with a slew of devices [the competition]
  • Smartphone comparison: HTC HD7 versus HTC Evo 4G versus Motorola Droid X

Hardware news

  • HTC Merge hands-on video
  • T-Mobile G2 review
  • T-Mobile G2 gets a one-click temporary root application
  • Cyanogen teases CyanogenMod ROM on T-Mobile G2
  • T-Mobile: What G2 update?
  • Modders cry shenanigans, say T-Mobile G2 'backup' is a sham
  • T-Mobile Comet is the Huawei Ideos?
  • Samsung Fascinate, Xperia X10 in white at Best Buy Mobile, preorder today!
  • HTC Bee ROM leak shows up, with Alltel branding
  • Shipping dates come out for Logitech Revue pre-orders [Google TV]
  • Sony intros Sony Internet TV -- Google TV powered sets and Blu-ray player

Software news

  • Angry Birds coming anytime now
  • Tweetdeck Twitter app out of beta, officially available in the Android Market
  • Tweetdeck beta shows interesting stats on devices, OS version
  • Opera Mobile for Android coming out of beta within a month
  • Nexus One finally gets FM radio, thanks to CyanogenMod, MIUI
  • How-To: Sync music and videos from your computer (aka iTunes)
  • Firefox for Android hits Beta status
  • Adobe AIR for Android now available
  • Find Adobe AIR Android apps with AppBrain

OS Updates

  • A peek at what's in the Xperia X10 update; and what's not
  • Motorola acknowledges Froyo issues on Droid X
  • T-Mobile myTouch 3G to receive Froyo beginning tomorrow
  • Samsung releases Froyo update source code for the Galaxy S
  • Silent update brings Froyo features to Eclair Android Market
  • Dell halting Android 2.1 updates for Streak, focusing on Android 2.2
  • HTC releases Desire Z source code

Google News

  • Google releases its Q3 2010 earnings, up 23 percent over last year
  • Wednesday night build.prop wackiness shows Motorola Olympus, Android 3.0
  • Andy Rubin Q&A, talks OEMs, Android 3.0, Windows Phone 7 and more
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